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By Dana Laake | October 14, 2019

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Topic: Natural wine vs. commercially processed wine

Special guest: Todd White – Dry Farm Wines – After 15 years in the wine business his life is dedicated to educating and helping people make better choices about food, nutrition, and how they think about consuming alcohol. He is the founder of Dry Farm Wines; a writer, speaker, and a leading authority on healthy organic/natural wines and the importance of micro-dosing alcohol for health, longevity, and vitality. Todd’s passion is unlocking the best way to enjoy alcohol, how to enjoy the benefits of moderate consumption while avoiding the negative outcomes. Todd has been the featured guest on many of the Nation’s leading health influencer podcasts including Dave Asprey’s Bulletproof Radio, Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint, Ben Greenfield Fitness, Abel James’s Fat Burning Man, Robb Wolf’s Paleo Solution, Drew Manning’s FIT2FAT2FIT and Jimmy Moore Livn Low Carb show.

Dry Farm Wines is endorsed by many leading U.S. health influencers including Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint, Dave Asprey’s BulletProof Executive, Robb Wolf, Abel James, the Fat Burning Man, WellnessMama, Dr. Dominic D’Agostino, Dr. Ken Ford, Chris Kresser and best selling nutrition authors JJ Virgin, Dr. Mark Hyman and Dr. David Perlmutter.. Dry Farm Wines is also the Official Wine for many of the leading U.S. health and performance conferences, including Paleofx, Dave Asprey’s BulletProof Conference, Peter Diamondis’s A360, Joe Polish’s Genius Network Conference, LOWCARBUSA, Baby Bathwater Institute, The Environmental Health Symposium, KetoKademy, Metabolic Health Summit and JJ Virgin’s Mindshare Summit.

Dry Farm Wines are also friendly to Low Carb, Paleo, ketogenic and diabetic low sugar diets. Dry Farm Wines have no impact on blood glucose or ketone production. Dr. Dominic D’ Agostino, widely considered the most influential ketogenic research scientist in North America also endorses Dry Farm Wines. Jimmy Moore, the best selling author of Keto Clarity and a leading advocate for the ketogenic diet also endorses Dry Farm Wines.

Dry Farm Wines is the only lab tested, all natural health quantified wine merchant in the world that bio-hacks wine; quantifying organic and natural farming practices, as well as low intervention natural winemaking practices. Dry Farm Wines curates all natural pure real wines from all over the world, working with small family farms that are committed to producing pure natural wines. Dry Farm Wines is also proud to be the largest natural wine merchant in the world, supporting small family organic farms all over the world.

Todd is a self described Biohacker who practices daily meditation, Wim Hof breathing, cold thermogenesis, a ketogenic diet, daily 22 hour intermittent fasting and he is a fitness enthusiast. He is also a frequent speaker on the topics including; ketogenic diet and lifestyle, meditation, company culture and business performance. Dry Farm Wines has grown over 675x in revenue since its 2015 founding making it one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S., doing so without any debt or investors.

Integrative Oncology and the book The Metabolic Approach to Cancer

By Dana Laake | October 6, 2019

The Metabolic Approach to CancerSpecial guest: Nasha Winters, ND, FABNO, is a sought-after global healthcare authority in integrative cancer research who consults with physicians around the world, bridging ancient therapies with advancements in modern medicine in the digital era. A personal journey with cancer and a medical career spanning over 25 years has Dr. Winters on a mission to educate and empower the nearly 50% of the population expected to have cancer in their lifetime. She is also the co-author of the bestselling book, The Metabolic Approach to Cancer.

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Eat Organic as if Your Life Depends on it

By Dana Laake | September 29, 2019

Eat organicSpecial guest: Jeffrey M. Smith is a leading consumer advocate promoting healthier non-GMO choices. He is the executive director of The Institute for Responsible Technology, a leading source of GMO health risk information for consumers, policy makers, and healthcare professionals. Mr. Smith’s documentary Genetic Roulette, The Gamble of Our Lives, was awarded the 2012 Movie of the Year (Solari Report) and the Transformational Film of the Year (AwareGuide). Mr. Smith’s new film, Secret Ingredients, co-directed with Amy Hart, was released in 2018. His books include Seeds of Deception and Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods.

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Supporting Optimal Immune Health

By Dana Laake | September 22, 2019

Immune HealthSpecial guest: Erin Stokes, ND, is the Medical Director at MegaFood, and a registered naturopathic doctor in the state of Colorado. In her role as Medical Director, Erin has the opportunity to educate on health and wellness topics via webinars, radio shows, articles and blogs. Dr. Stokes received her naturopathic doctor degree from Bastyr University in 2001. Shortly afterwards she began to pursue her passion for educating others by teaching Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College. She combines her experience as a naturopathic doctor with an extensive background in the natural products industry. Erin’s personal mission is to empower people with the inspiration and tools to change their lives.

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Life-Saving Medical Fasting

By Dana Laake | September 15, 2019

fastingSpecial guest: Dr. Alan Goldhamer completed his training as a chiropractor in Oregon and as an osteopathic physician in Sydney, Australia. He has been the director of TrueNorth Health Center for the past 34 years. TrueNorth Health is a multidisciplinary practice that includes doctors of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy and psychology, and they treat patients with conditions ranging from high blood pressure and diabetes to autoimmune disorders and lymphoma in their 63 bed facility. They utilize a nutritional medicine approach, including the use of an exclusively whole plant diet that is free of added salt, oil and sugar (SOS-free diet). They specialize in medically supervised, water-only fasting.

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Strategies used to heal cancer, including diet and lifestyle changes

By Dana Laake | September 1, 2019

Chris Beat CancerSpecial guest: Chris Wark is a bestselling author, speaker and global health and wellness leader. He was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2003, when he was 26 years old. After surgery, he opted out of chemotherapy and used plant-based nutrition and natural non-toxic therapies to heal. Chris began sharing his story in 2010 with a mission to inspire people to take control of their health, and to show them that simple diet and lifestyle changes can have a huge impact on cancer prevention and survival. His national bestselling book, Chris Beat Cancer: A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally, was published by Hay House in September 2018.

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Important Nutrients for Prenatal health

By Dana Laake | August 25, 2019

Prenatal health Special guest: Malisa Carullo, BSc, MSc, ND, earned her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at National University of Health Sciences in Chicago. She completed her masters in biology with a concentration in genetics and molecular evolution. Malisa focuses on biological medicine and its treatment of chronic diseases, as well as healthy age management. Her practice interests include endocrinology and blending naturopathic medicine with sports medicine. She is currently working as a clinical affairs liaison at Metagenics.

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How the luminous intelligence we call light effortlessly guides us toward health, contentment and a life filled with purpose

By David Baer | August 18, 2019

Luminous Life:Special guest: Jacob Israel Liberman, OD, PhD, is a respected public speaker, author, and visionary scientist. His discoveries in the fields of light, vision, and consciousness have been enthusiastically endorsed by luminaries in the fields of health, science, and spirituality, including Deepak Chopra, Bruce Lipton, and Eckhart Tolle. His newest book, Luminous Life: How the Science of Light Unlocks the Art of Living, reveals how light guides our every step, so we may fulfill our reason for being.

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Ways to optimize the body’s environment so that cancer cannot take root

By Dana Laake | August 11, 2019

Cancer CellsSpecial guest: Victoria Wood, MPH, RD, CNS, has been practicing Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for over 25 years. She specializes in designing programs for optimal genetic expression for a wide array of conditions.

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An integrative physician’s approach to diet, lab tests, heart and liver screening, and men’s health

By ehlradio | August 4, 2019

Integrative MedicineSpecial guest: Sam Pappas, MD, is an internist in Vienna, Virginia. He received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM), the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), and Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI). Dr. Pappas focuses on personalized care integrating multiple modalities of interconnected therapies such as nutrition, fitness, stress reduction and nutraceuticals. He was selected as a 2018 Top Doctor in the Washingtonian Magazine.

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Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes the nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master's degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.

Dr. Kevin Passero a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine has trained extensively with leading doctors in the field of natural medicine. In his practice, Dr. Passero focuses on restoring harmony to both the body and mind using advanced protocols that incorporate botanicals, homeopathy, vitamins, and nutrition.

Kate Costello focuses on functional nutrition by emphasizing the healing power of whole-food nutrition and wellness practices like movement, stress-reduction and sleep hygiene. Kate earned her graduate degrees in nutrition and health coaching at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, and works as a nutrition advisor at Village Green